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1) General culture

Education
 

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI

1.46 % of GNI

[158th of 168]

Children out of school, primary

10,496

[72nd of 126]

Duration of compulsory education

5 years

[171st of 171]

Duration of education > Primary level

5

[149th of 181]

Duration of education > Secondary level

7

[58th of 181]

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level

1,003

[119th of 150]

Education spending (% of GDP)

0.6%

[132nd of 132]

Education spending (% of total government expenditure)

1.6%

[96th of 96]

Education, primary completion rate

54

[108th of 148]

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level

26.1%

[112nd of 135]

Female enrolment share > Primary level

47.6%

[130th of 176]

Female enrolment share > Secondary level

30%

[168th of 170]

Geographical aptitude results

66.991

[119th of 191]

Illiteracy rates by sex, aged 15+

14.3%

[67th of 138]

Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above

86.99 %

[61st of 121]

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure

4.01 %

[68th of 103]

Public spending per student > Primary level

1.4

[124th of 126]

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary

31.98

[43rd of 159]

Tertiary enrollment

2.7%

[127th of 151]

Women to men parity index, as ratio of literacy rates, aged 15-24

1

[10th of 138]



Health
 

Access to sanitation

53%

[100th of 129]

Birth rate, crude > per 1,000 people

43.08 per 1,000 people

[15th of 195]

Dependency ratio per 100

91

[17th of 166]

Drug access

0%

[156th of 163]

expenditure per capita > current US$

168.2 $

[91st of 186]

expenditure, total > % of GDP

1.6 %

[186th of 187]

Fertility rate, total > births per woman

5.89 births per woman

[14th of 194]

Hospital beds > per 1,000 people

2.8 per 1,000 people

[40th of 149]

Infant mortality rate

87.08

[20th of 179]

Life expectancy at birth, total > years

42.28 years

[173rd of 194]

Major infectious diseases > Food or waterborne diseases
bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever

Malaria cases > per 100,000

2,744

[29th of 94]

Physicians > per 1,000 people

0.3 per 1,000 people

[29th of 148]

Prevalence of HIV, total > % of population ages 15-49

3.2 %

[27th of 148]

Probability of not reaching 40

33.7%

[31st of 111]

Probability of reaching 65 > Male

41%

[129th of 159]

Total expenditure on health as % of GDP

1.8%

[185th of 185]

Total fertility rate

5.9

[16th of 166]

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000

102

[54th of 165]

Water availability

56,893 cubic meters

[20th of 169]



Sports
 

African Cup of Nations > Most tournaments hosted > Hosts

1 time

   

FIFA World Ranking > Men

207

 

[158th of 198]

 

Food
 

exports > % of merchandise exports

57.87 %

[25th of 156]



Language
 

Languages of the African Union > Illiteracy > Literacy rate

84.2

 

[105th of 174]

Spanish language > Hispanic countries > Speakers

447,000

 

[22nd of 22]

Spanish speakers

11,500

 

[25th of 26]

Spanish status
Official language . Bible 1553-1979.

 


2) Religion
 

Catholic > Diocesan priests

64

 

[94th of 143]

Catholic > Dioceses

3

 

[103rd of 150]

Catholic > Parishes

70

 

[97th of 149]

Catholic > Permanent Deacons

2

 

[64th of 90]

Catholic > Religious Priests

43

 

[100th of 148]

Catholic > Total Priests

107

 

[99th of 149]

Catholics

387,000

 

[91st of 140]

Catholics as percentage

94.16

 

[5th of 150]

Protestantism > By country > Protestants

23,537

 

[138th of 167]

Protestantism > By country > Protestants > % Protestant

4.5 %

 

[96th of 163]

Religions > All
nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices

Seventh-day Adventist Membership

1,656

 

[134th of 232]



3) Media
 

Average cost of local call

0.05

[97th of 151]

DVD region

5

[56th of 171]

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > per 1,000 people

212.31 per 1,000 people

[104th of 193]

International voice traffic > out and in, minutes

1,729,441 min.

[163rd of 164]

Mobile phone subscribers

96,900

[151st of 198]

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily

2,000

[86th of 90]

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily

1

[100th of 106]

Number of PCs

7

[163rd of 169]

Personal computers

7,000

[151st of 164]

Phone subscribers

46.6

[139th of 178]

Radio broadcast stations

AM 0, FM 3, shortwave 5

 

Radio receivers

180,000

[161st of 188]

Radios

180,000

[160th of 221]

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP

1.11 % GDP

[145th of 167]

Telephone faults > per 100 mainlines

62 per 100 mainlines

[36th of 134]

Telephone mainlines

10,000

[140th of 202]

Telephone subscribers per employee

109.5

[119th of 191]

Television broadcast stations

1

[19th of 89]

Television receivers

4,000

[176th of 185]

Televisions

4,000

[199th of 215]

 

Internet
 

Country code

.gq

 

Hosts

9

[213rd of 228]

International Internet bandwidth > Mbps

16.8 Mbps

[75th of 167]

Internet Service Providers

1

[217th of 229]

ISP

1

[20th of 162]

Livejournal users

28

[194th of 226]

Price basket for Internet > US$ per month

32.74 $/month

[51st of 180]

TLD

.gq

 

Users

8,000

[150th of 190]


4) Tourism
 
1. Malabo
The small but striking capital city abounds in Spanish colonial architecture and pleasant open plazas. The bustling market and the Spanish Colonial Center are worth a visit.

2. Climbing Volcanoes
The spectacular Pico Malabo volcano is an easy day trip from the city of Malabo. Arrange an expedition to take in its breathtaking views.

3. Beaches
The area around the mainland city of Bata boasts several beautiful and undeveloped beaches. Those at Mbini, just 32 miles (51.5 kilometers) south of Bata, are particularly gorgeous.

4. Local Liquors
Malamba, made from sugarcane, and osang, a type of African tea, are the national drinks. Locally brewed beer and palm wine are also abundant.

5. Market Shopping
Markets can be found in most cities and towns. In addition to local produce, bush meat, and textiles, many markets feature local handicrafts.

6. Monte Alen National Park
This park’s tropical forests are home to gorillas, elephants, chimpanzees, and many other creatures. Hire a local villager for a guided day trek through the park’s 870 miles (1,400 kilometers) of rain forest.

7. Bata Nightlife

This mainland city may feel small by day, but its nightlife is impressive. Be prepared for a long night;nightclubs typically don’t get going until quite late and are still jumping in the wee hours.

8. Moca Valley
Situated in the southern highlands of Bioko Island, this valley is home to the indigenous Buki people and offers plenty in the way of hiking and flora sightseeing.

9. Annobon
Head to the island of Annobon to see three of the country’s most famous mountain peaks, Pico del Fuega, Pico Centro, and Pico Surtado. Pico Surtado, the southernmost peak, is an inactive volcano whose crater now contains an impressive lake.

10. Arena Blanca
If you visit during the summer, Arena Blanca is a must-see. Its white-sand beaches are dazzling and enjoyable year-round. They literally come alive in the summertime with thousands of butterflies that nest there seasonally.

When to Go
The weather is tropical, with heavy rainfall for most of the year. Flash floods can make travel difficult in the rainy season. Between December and February, rainfall is gentler, and we suggest travel during those months.

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